Scottish Design Awards Event 2014

Scottish Design Awards – Buildings + Architects

The Architecture Grand Prix was won by the elegant Maggie’s Lanarkshire, a fitting winner, restrained and well-proportioned architecture by architects Reiach and Hall.
The Chair’s Award was given to jmarchitects for the Reid Building at Glasgow School of Art, a controversial building but a bold contribution to Glasgow’s built environment.

Three Trees House

Three Trees House in New Delhi

Design: DADA & Partners

Set on a verdant land parcel dotted with large mature trees, the Three Trees House house is nestled -much like a fork- between three large trees.

Mazama House

Mazama House in Washington

Design: Finne Architects

The house has been carefully placed in a copse of trees at the easterly end of a large meadow. Two major building volumes indicate the house organization.

Guggenheim Helsinki Museum Proposal

Guggenheim Helsinki Museum Proposal

Design: archohm

The site for Guggenheim Museum is an urban space of great national and cultural significance. The aim is to create a public space that both welcomes new visitors and also serves as a key cultural destination for the community.

Garay House

Garay House in California

Design: Swatt | Miers Architects

Lynn and Mark Garay had lived in an older home on a magnificent, private hillside lot in Tiburon, California for many years. They dreamed one day of transforming their low, one story 1970’s home into a new home worthy of their spectacular site, perched above San Francisco Bay.

Lark Residence

Lark Residence in Seattle

Design: Stephenson Design Collective

A small home in the residential neighborhood of Ballard in Seattle, WA was carefully dismantled by hand to save and salvage every piece of available material in order to create the Lark House.

Amchit Residence

Amchit Residence in Lebanon

Architect: Blankpage Architects

Blankpage Architects recently completed an elegant beach house, perched along the ruggedly picturesque coastline in Lebanon, that offers exceptional views of the Mediterranean Sea.

Candleriggs Quarter

Candleriggs Quarter Scheme in Glasgow

Design: Richard Murphy Architects

The proposed development – bounded by Wilson Street, Hutcheson Street, Candleriggs and Trongate – is seen by many as one of the last pieces of the Merchant City regeneration jigsaw.

Charlie Palmer of Sheffield University School of Architecture

RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship 2015

Charles Palmer of Sheffield University School of Architecture wins this architectural award for his proposal, ‘Cycling Megacities’. He will study four megacities in developing countries: Mexico City, Lagos, Dhaka and Shenzhen.

Akrobaten footbridge Oslo

Oslo Buildings – Architecture Norway

Oslo Architecture News:

Great Spaces (from New York City) online episode about the Akrobaten footbridge located in Oslo, connecting Grønland with the new district Bjørvika. The bridge crosses the railway tracks at Oslo S.